I want to share with you an insight about something I was talking to my friends today. Wellness is such a used word in today’s health industry. But what does it mean? So I shot this quick video for you describing how I use the word. This coming Thursday at 2pm Pacfic, 5pm Central I


Saturday, 18 July 2015 by

This blog post is one in a series of articles all month long on the topic of Sequencing To The Individual hosted by Kate over at You & the yoga mat. Many awesome yoga experts are contributing to the blog tour throughout the month. Be sure to check out Ellie McMillan’s post on creating sequences

The brain? The brain does not eat food, does it? Of course it benefits from Secondary Foods (food we eat with the mouth, as opposed to Primary Foods.) Walnuts, which look like our brain, provide great oils and fats that the body uses to nourish the brain. But the best nutrition for your brain, is

If someone asked you about ‘higher purpose,’ what would be the first thing that popped into your head? Would you picture a Star Wars like movie, or maybe you would think about a mother saving her child from a falling tree? Did you know that ancient tradition discusses the importance of knowing that there is

Have you stayed up all night wondering why your partner is upset? Maybe you find yourself at the freezer at 2am eating a gallon of ice cream after a break up? When I worked at a high-end resort in Tucson, Arizona, I was shocked to discover how many couples spend years living together with no

How Work Affects Our Health

Wednesday, 17 June 2015 by

In their book ‘The Power of Full Engagement’ Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz discuss at length the importance of exercise to actualize your full potential. In my last post I shared how exercise is our first Primary Food. Primary Food is food that is not digested through the mouth, and yet plays a much more

The First Primary Food

Wednesday, 10 June 2015 by

In my last blog post I talked about Primary Foods and Bio-Individuality. How we are each unique. Each of us enjoys different foods. Primary Foods, on the other hand, are universal to all of us. When our Primary Foods are in balance, we enjoy a state of health and happiness. The foods we eat affect

A few weeks ago I wrote an article showing the similarities between the Ashtanga and Bikram Yoga practices. My friend, Amanda Manfredi, is an accomplished Acro Yoga teacher. She practices daily Mysore (traditional style ashtanga practice) at Tim Miller in Leukadia, CA. After reading my post on Facebook she asked in a comment if I

We are all different. The food that can be uplifting to one person, can be detrimental to another. What you enjoy today could become what you avoid tomorrow. Joshua Rosenthal founder of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition defines this as ‘bio-individuality.’ Recognizing that we are each unique, the food that we intake is secondary to